Amherst 71 Excellent
Amherst Livability #464 ranked city in Wisconsin#12,120 ranked city in the USARanks better than 58% of areas
C- Amherst Amenities Some amenities close to this location
B Amherst Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% lower than Wisconsin
8812% less expensive than the US average
964% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Amherst cost of living
A+ Amherst Crime Total crime is 57% lower than Wisconsin
Total crime
76769% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 13169% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
Amherst crime
D- Amherst Employment Household income is 25% lower than Wisconsin
Median household income
$40,70326% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$21,64827% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%13% higher than the US average
Amherst employment
F Amherst Housing Home value is 22% lower than Wisconsin
Median home value
$130,40029% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$66130% lower than the US average
Home ownership
60%5% lower than the US average
Amherst real estate or Amherst rentals
C- Amherst Schools HS graduation rate is 1% lower than Wisconsin
High school grad. rates
86%4% higher than the US average
School test scores
48%3% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
13:119% lower than the US average
Amherst K-12 schools
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      Amherst transportation information

      Average one way commute20min22min26min
      Workers who drive to work87.8%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool5.0%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.8%0.6%
      Workers who walk5.4%3.3%2.8%
      Working from home1.2%4.2%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Amherst, WI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).